Evaluation of the prognostic significance of cathepsin D, epidermal growth factor receptor, and c-erbB-2 in early cervical squamous cell carcinoma. An immunohistochemical study.

@article{Kristensen1996EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the prognostic significance of cathepsin D, epidermal growth factor receptor, and c-erbB-2 in early cervical squamous cell carcinoma. An immunohistochemical study.},
  author={Gunnar Balle Kristensen and Ruth Holm and V. M. Abeler and Claes G{\"o}ran Trop{\'e}},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={433-40}
}
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the prognostic significance of immunohistochemical staining for cathepsin D, epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), and c-erbB-2 in patients with early cervical squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS This retrospective analysis comprised 132 patients, all subjected to radical hysterectomy with bilateral pelvic lymphadenectomy for International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) Stage IB cervical squamous cell carcinoma. Immunohistochemical staining was… CONTINUE READING